R. Kelly's streams increase after docu-series accuses singer of sexual misconduct - KOMO News
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R. Kelly's streams increase after docu-series accuses singer of sexual misconduct - KOMO News

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nielsen Music says streaming numbers for R. Kelly have nearly doubled after a recent documentary accused the R&B singer of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls. R Kelly arrives at the 2013 American Music Awards, on Sunday, …

  by JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

  (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nielsen Music says streaming numbers for R. Kelly have nearly doubled after a recent documentary accused the RB singer of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls.

  The Lifetime docu-series "Surviving R. Kelly" detailed abuse allegations against R. Kelly in six episodes, but the singer's streaming numbers grew significantly during and after the series.

  His music streamed 870,316 times on Jan. 2, the day before the series premiere, but Nielsen said Thursday Kelly's music garnered nearly 1.73 million streams after the sixth episode aired Jan. 6.

  Kelly averaged more than 955,600 streams in the last week of 2018.